LibriVox recording of The Horla by Guy de Maupassant. Read in English by Louise J. Belle
"The Horla" (French title "Le Horla") is among the most famous short stories by the French writer Guy de Maupassant. This version, published in 1887, is an expanded version of that previously published in the Paris literary periodical, Le Gil Blas, on October 26, 1886. Written as a series of private journal entries, it recounts the narrator's terrifying experience of "a strange, unknowable, and invisible being." - Summary by Louise J. Belle
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August 10, 2020 Subject:
Madness is a slow process, so believably told that you could see yourself being the afflicted party. And the reader savored every bit of the process, all the way up to the surprise ending! I give it 5 stars for a very enjoyable hour and a half listen.